Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday's Agenda

Implied volatility on SYF is above the 50th percentile of its one-year range and so the symbol qualifies for further analysis and perhaps a trade.

FB, which publishes earnings after the closing bell on Wednesday, continues to fail to meet my implied volatility standard. The IV percentile is presently the 44th. I'll move forward with further analysis if it rises to the 50th or above during the day.

Three stocks qualify for trades coinciding with earnings announcements under my small lots strategy. They are BMY, ELY and SXC. A fourth, WGP, was eliminated from consideration due to calendar change.

-- Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, July 27, 2016

How to consistently Beat the Market: Zacks Proven Formula for Making 26% a Year for More than Two Decades
by Mitch Zacks


Tradecraft: Playing the odds to build winning stock market trades from options, a description of how I trade, can be read here.

Small Lots: A new strategy discusses the thinking behind the analysis that identified these trades and can be read here. The symbols noted in this post are intended fortrading on a commission-free platform such as Robinhood Financial.

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